Sunday, 27 November, 2022

Topic: rehabilitation

‘Locked up like animals’ – Pandits want to flee Kashmir, hope it’s their last exodus

Kashmiri Pandits, ‘rehabilitated’ under PM’s job scheme, would rather leave than stay in prison-like camps for their ‘security’. But, Muslims and other migrants live in fear too.

No skills, no jobs, just stigma—What do Indian prisoners do after they get out?

Despite serving time, ex-convicts struggle with rehabilitation. Here’s how we can change that

Licensed to torture: How drug rehabs in Himachal use beatings to ‘treat’ addicts

Fenced off with barbed wire and guarded by pitbulls, many drug rehabs are more like prisons than hospitals. Breaking the rules could mean sleep deprivation, stripping, assault.

‘I needed an escape’ – Juveniles are crowding rehabs, but Indians care more about Aryan Khan

The Aryan Khan-NCB fiasco has led many to argue whether an addict or a young person consuming illegal substance belongs in jail or in a care facility.

SubscriberWrites: From climate change and ending discrimination to manufacturing consent on Taliban and looking at ‘The Lives of Others’

Subscribers write on the recent floods in Maharashtra, Pegasus scandal, manufacturing consent on Taliban and why India needs world’s largest disaster rehabilitation programme.

Why Partap Singh Kairon, man behind Punjab’s industrial and agricultural growth, was killed

As development minister and then CM, Kairon boosted higher education and restored communal harmony in Punjab. Then, he was killed by 3 men in February 1965.

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.